New Foundation Center Tool Tracks ‘Giving Pledge’ Donors
A new tool on Foundation Center's website monitors Giving Pledgers' activities as part of its 2020 strategic plan to encourage greater transparency in philanthropy.
Buffett, Gates’ Giving Pledge Gains 10 More Families
Ten more of America's wealthiest families took the Giving Pledge, begun by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates last June. The latest signatories, announced Thursday, brought the total to 69.
Warren Buffett and Madonna: A Tale of Two Philanthropists
All eyes were on Warren Buffett, Bill and Melinda Gates and Madonna as these public figures struggled this week to increase charitable giving in India and Africa.
Give It Away Today
Advisors to affluent families have often used anecdotes about well-known individuals as a more memorable and persuasive way to discuss different aspects of financial planning.
Zuckerberg, 16 Other Billionaires Join Gates, Buffett’s Giving Pledge
Mark Zuckerberg was back in the philanthropic news, as he and 16 other American billionaires announced they had gotten on board the Giving Pledge platform headed by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett.
Warren Buffett and Bill Gates Talk Taxes and Philanthropy
Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Ted Turner and Tom Steyer tell Christiane Amanpour why the prospect of higher taxes aren't so bad.
Big Bucks Await
Forbes columnist and investment guru Ken Fisher points out that people can become rich both in strong and weak economies -- which is good to...
When Cup Runneth Over
Most wealth advisors find themselves poorly positioned when it comes to one of their high-net-worth clients' most worthwhile impulses--the impulse to give money away. With...